RadioActive: October 23, 2018

  • October 23, 2018
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Disability Awareness Month panel, Considering Matthew Shephard, Will You Listen to Me Now, Salt City Tap Fest

Tonight’s lineup:

  • Joi Willis, the artist behind the new exhibition Will You Listen to Me Now, Nov. 4 at the Art Factory, 193 W. 2100 S., SLC.
  • Andrea Himoff of Action Utah with a 60-second voicemail for RadioActivists who want to take action on suicide prevention. CLICK HERE for this week’s action newsletter.
  • Debbie Robertson and Brenda Bufalino on this year’s Salt City Tap Fest, 10/24-27, at Sugar Space Arts Warehouse. For the 5-day class schedule, CLICK HERE.
  • October is Disability Awareness Month. More than 1 billion people have a disability — that’s more than 15% of the world’s population. RadioActive talks with folks creating opportunity for disabled members of our community, including:
    • Kristy Chambers of Columbus Community Center, which is ready to build its Hub-of-Opportunity. Celebrating Dignity Through the Decades, Oct. 26, 6:00 p.m. at Utah State Fairpark - Promontory Building, 155 N. 1000 W., SLC.
    • Psarah Johnson, advocate and member of Disabled Rights Action Committee Utah. DRAC monthly meeting: Oct. 24, 1:15-2:20 p.m. at Salt Lake County Housing Authority meeting room, 3595 S. Main Street, SLC.
    • Utahn Lance Allred, first deaf player in NBA history, inspirational speaker and author

 

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RadioActive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Ma Black
  • Volunteer: Shell LaughsALot Danis